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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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This refreshing pale ale was created to be consumed while enjoying the bounty of the Bay and protecting local waters. Gold in color with a light body and pleasant hop bouquet of traditional noble German hops blended with the intense citrus of American hop varieties.


EKGoldings' rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EKGoldings (616) - Radford, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Bought a bomber of this last weekend and sampled it today. Light amber color, nice head, aroma is mild citrusy hops with malty, yeasty taste. The balance on this is perfect and Iíd love to find it on tap. DB makes good beer - Iíve been impressed with the quality of everything Iíve had from them. Nothing outlandish, just clean, well made, yummy beer.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (984) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUL 6, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Can. Poured clear, golden with a nice white head; spotty lacing. Aroma of malts and some pine. Taste is clean, pale malts, some hoppy notes. Crisp, refreshing and really enjoyable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Luvystypotables (1016) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Underwhelming beer a hint of hops and citrus on the nose, looks good amber color with a lasting white well laced head. Watery feel without much taste just a hint of hops, no lasting finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ordybill (603) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass. This is a golden yellow brew that has a nice hop aroma. It has a small white head and is a medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5357) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Can. Clear gold body with a frothy white head that left some nice lacing. The aroma is just lightly hoppy with some floral and citrus notes over a light crackery malt base. The flavor is pretty light on the hops, minimal bitterness, floral and perfumy hops, not much in the way of citrus. The malt is on the drier side at least, with minimal sweetness. Light bodied and easy drinking with soft gentle carbonation. Not a stand-out of the style, drinkable enough though.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2436) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Pours an orange color with a foamy head. Notes of plastic, faint skunky hops, and orange citrus. Very muted.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
reggiedunlop (3417) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Pours clear pale yellow with a thin white head. Aroma has slightly sweet straw. Flavor follows suit...some slightly earthy bitterness but this is pretty malty. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is earthy/straw. Meh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2556) - New York, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Canned. Golden pour. Hop snell. Light orange and lemon. Light sweet caramel. Pretty decent.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gsmitty80 (1982) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Great pale ale that stays light and crisp and doesnít linger around too long.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcos (1670) - Maryland, USA - OCT 7, 2014
Can over the summer. Just like other beers form this brewery, very good. Nice amount of light bitterness.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
EithCubes (5215) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Can. Pours clear golden with very excited but sparse carbonation and a medium sudsy off-white head. Nose is honestly more malt-present , touch of lemony citrus. Taste clean and clear, medium bitterness and very much like a Pils, snappy in its crispness, but too sweet and slightly metallic, too mineral-heavy and the chalky aspect is very off-putting. Hops themselves arenít stale, really, but dank in the direction of spoiled. Medium-full body and just not enjoyable.


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